Nozawa Onsen is one of the classic ski resorts in Japan, that has expanded over a 70 year period into one of the largest ski areas in the country with more than 50 kilometres of trails.
Nozawa ranks amongst one of the best ski resorts in Japan with a great selection of runs offering great skiing and snowboarding experiences for beginners right through to the most advanced. There really is something for everybody: family friendly wide open pistes, mogul runs and great powder runs On a clear day you can see the Northern Alps and the Sea of Japan from the top of the mountain.
The village has a great sense of tradition and feeling of Japanese spirit with beautiful old streets and a bustling village full of history, culture and festivals. The village is also famous for its public hot-springs, with more than 30 springs located throughout the resort. One event not to be missed is the Dosoujin Fire Festival. Held on January 15th every year, Dousoujin is considered one three most famous fire festivals in Japan.
You can experience the real essence of Japanese culture and hospitality staying in Nozawa Onsen village. Accommodation options include hotels, traditional Japanese inns and pensions.
|Ski Terrain: 50km of slopes
Summit Elevation: 1650m
Base Elevation: 565m
Vertical Rise: 1085m
Longest Run: 10km
Terrain Park: Yes
|Lifts: 25 including 2 Gondolas
Av Annual Snowfall: 10m
Beginner Runs 40%
Intermediate Runs 30%
Advanced Runs 30%